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MN State Patrol: Hundreds Of Crashes, Spinouts In Tuesday StormMnDOT recommends no travel in southern Minnesota Tuesday night, and roads in the Twin Cities are not much better. The Minnesota State Patrol says 679 drivers crashed or spun out between 6 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. Tuesday on slick roads in the blowing snow.
Pedestrian Killed After Being Hit By Car In Downtown MinneapolisSlippery conditions due to heavy snow appear to have played a role in a fatal crash involving a pedestrian late Tuesday afternoon in downtown Minneapolis. Minneapolis police say a woman was hit by a vehicle at 8th Street and Hennepin Avenue at about 4:45 p.m.
Mpls. Police Union Files Grievances Over 2 Officer FiringsFor the second time in less than a week, we are learning of a Minneapolis police officer who has been fired -- and the department will not say why. Officer Blayne Lehner, the subject of a police brutality lawsuit in federal court, was let go last Friday.
Mpls. Police Officer Fired After Misconduct AllegationsWCCO has learned a second Minneapolis police officer has been fired over accusations he went too far during an arrest. Officer Blayne Lehner was on the force for nearly twenty years. He also served as a director on the board of the Police Officers Federation of Minneapolis.
Police: Body Found In Bullet-Riddled Car In MinneapolisMinneapolis police are investigating after a body was found in a car covered in bullet holes on a residential street Tuesday afternoon. The car, which is missing both of its license plates, was found near Sheridan and Farwell avenues in north Minneapolis.
MPD: 6 Arrested In Double Stabbing Near Downtown Strip ClubMinneapolis police are investigating a double stabbing that happened early Saturday morning in the Warehouse District. Officers were called to Choice Gentlemen's Club on 2nd Avenue North near Washington Avenue at about 2:30 a.m. on a report of an assault.
Toddler In Critical Condition After Severe BeatingA 21-month-old girl is clinging to life after suffering injuries police say appear to be intentional. Rae'Ana Hall was left with her father while her mother went to work. Hours later, her mother says she got a call from the hospital saying her child was in critical condition.
Minneapolis Police: Man Dies Two Weeks After Being StabbedPolice say a man who was stabbed in an altercation last month in Minneapolis died early Tuesday morning. Minneapolis police were called to the 700 block of Spring Street Northeast on the afternoon of Dec. 19 on a report of a stabbing.
New Year's Day Apt. Explosion Survivor: 'It Changed My Life Forever'Friday marked two years since a deadly explosion and fire rocked a Twin Cities neighborhood. Flames ripped through an apartment building in Minneapolis' Cedar-Riverside area, killing three men and leaving more than one dozen hurt.
Mother Of Woman Killed In NYE Hit & Run: 'Everybody Loved Her'Minneapolis police are looking for the driver of a car that hit and killed a mother of four Thursday night. Aisha Freels, 37, was struck after leaving her home and crossing the street to get in a cab on New Year's Eve. Police say the driver of the car sped off.
Mpls. Police: Man Critical After New Year's Day ShootingA man is in critical condition after being shot in the early hours of New Year' Day in Minneapolis. Police say the shooting happened at about 2 a.m. on the 500 block of 8th Avenue Southeast.
Mpls. Police: Woman Killed In Hit & Run While Walking To TaxiA woman who was about to get in a cab on New Year's Eve night was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver in Minneapolis. Police spokesperson John Elder says the victim was hit just after 9:20 p.m. on the 3900 block of Lyndale Avenue North.

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